Ubuntu 21.04 Getting Started Guide
Ubuntu is a polished, easy to use Linux distribution popular with new and experienced users alike. This guide will help get you started after a fresh install of the latest Ubuntu 21.04.
Best Beginner Linux Distros in 2020
These Linux distros are simple to install, ready to work, and easy to use.
Linux Friendly Cloud Services in 2020
There are so many cloud services, its practically raining them. Bah duh. Awful dad joke aside, there are countless cloud services that allow for seamless syncing from device to device. What is lacking, however, is Linux compatible services. Most popular services like Google Drive, OneDrive, or iCloud only work with Windows and MacOS. Being the […]
Linux Sync Services
I love syncing data. I really do. Its simplified life from copying files to a flash drive to move from one computer to another. And then when I adopted my first smartphones (Palm Centro, Palm Pre) it was a hassle carrying data with me. I would take a picture and then need a data cable […]
Best Flatpaks for Linux in 2021
Flatpaks are a convenient way to install software on Linux. Flatkpak is popular because its convenient to package applications once, work across a variety of Linux distributions, and is isolated from other applications.
How to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu
Mozilla Firefox is a speedy, light open source web browser built for multiple platforms including Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu does a great job updating to the latest version of Firefox. If the latest stable isn’t latest enough, the Mozilla Team has an official PPA for Firefox Beta.
The Best PPAs for Ubuntu Based Distros
Ubuntu and its related distros like Elementary, Mint, and Pop!_OS have access to an enormous software library. There are times when a particular program may not be available in an official repository or is lagging behind in updates. Ubuntu developed Personal Package Archives (PPA) as a way to easily create small personal repositories to deliver […]
Top Reasons to Choose Pop!_OS
Pop!_OS came out of nowhere and overnight everyone was running it. It was the wunderkind of Linux distros. The darling of Reddit. The slayer of DistroWatch. Maybe I’m exaggerating slightly. Pop!_OS has quickly gained popularity among Linux fans though and for good reasons.
Best of Linux Note Taking
I’ve been a big fan of Google Keep ever since it came out. It easily syncs notes across my devices and its free. But there’s no native Linux client nor is it open source. The apps I’m listing meet my basic criteria: Linux compatible, syncs to Android, free (at least for the basic version), and […]